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ANDRITZ HYDRO receives another major order in Turkey

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02.02.2009

Graz/Vienna, February 2, 2009. ANDRITZ HYDRO received an order from Limak Energy for supply of the complete electro-mechanical equipment for the Alkumru hydropower plant. The order value is approximately 55 MEUR. This order again confirms ANDRITZ HYDRO´s excellent market position in Turkey.

ANDRITZ HYDRO will supply the Alkumru hydropower plant in Southeast Anatolia with three vertical Francis turbines, each with 88.5 MW output, the generators as well as the complete electro-mechanical equipment. Alkumru will start commercial operation in early 2011; electrical energy supply will be over 900 GWh p.a.

Limak Energy - one of the large private energy suppliers in Turkey - is a company of the privately-owned Limak Group, which is focusing on renewable energy from hydropower in the course of the ongoing privatization process of the Turkish energy sector.

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ANDRITZ HYDRO ANDRITZ HYDRO is a global supplier of electro-mechanical systems and services ("water-to-wire") for hydro power plants. The company is a leader in the world market for hydraulic power generation. This and other press releases of ANDRITZ HYDRO are available for download on our website www.andritz-hydro.com.

The ANDRITZ GROUP The ANDRITZ GROUP is a global market leader in the supply of customized plants, systems, and services for the pulp and paper industry, the hydropower industry, the steel industry, and other specialized industries (solid/liquid separation, feed, and biofuel). Headquartered in Graz, Austria, the Group has about 13,200 employees worldwide. ANDRITZ manufactures and sells its products and services globally.

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Dr. Michael Buchbauer
Head of Investor Relations
Tel.: +43 316 6902 2979
Fax: +43 316 6902 465
mailto:michael.buchbauer@andritz.com

Branche: Machine Manufacturing
ISIN: AT0000730007
WKN: 632305
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